Category Archives: Fun

The NASCAR No. 39 Quicken Loans Chevrolet Impala has Left-Turned it out of Oxford…

The NASCAR No. 39 Quicken Loans Chevrolet Impala has left-turned it out of Oxford, but we’ll always have these photos.

More race-day memories can be viewed on FNC’s Facebook page.

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Gentlemen, start your engines! NASCAR No. 39 Quicken Loans Chevy Impala Rolls Into Oxford

NASCAR driver Ryan Newman’s No. 39 Quicken Loans Chevrolet Impala will roll into Oxford on Monday, April 23 as it visits FNC’s national headquarters. The public is invited to attend and take photos with the car and participate in a raffle for racing memorabilia, as well as enter the Quicken Loans “You’re the Boss” sweepstakes (www.qlracing.com) which… Continue reading

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Tech Thursday: GymPact, a New App to Keep You Fit

Did you make a New Year’s resolution to stay in shape for 2012? If so, GymPact is a new incentive-based smartphone app that may get you off your couch and into the gym on a regular basis.

How does it work? You download the app to your smartphone and then you make a promise to the service (by adding your credit card information) that you will head to the… Continue reading

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Appraiser Tales of Terror!

Appraising is an adventurous profession that can take you to interesting places, but there’s always the possibility that your next assignment will take you to the house no one wants to enter. The Boogieman’s house. (Valuation Review)

With Halloween lurking just around the corner, Valuation Review gathered some spooky stories sure to chill the bones of… Continue reading

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Weekend Update: College Town Real Estate Investments Score High Marks

The corporate headquarters of FNC, Inc. is in Oxford, Mississippi. Oxford also happens to be the headquarters of The University of Mississippi, known as Ole Miss.

The many benefits of living and working in a small college town do not end with a great football season (Go Rebs Go). Sure, the housing market has seen a few ups and downs here in Oxford, but not to the extent… Continue reading

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Town for sale: Who says money doesn’t go as far as it used to?

Who says money doesn’t go as far as it used to?

A 12-acre town in South Dakota — complete with a saloon, dance hall, two jails and more — can be yours for just $799,000. (That’s down from a listing price of $3 million, by the way.)

Check out this story and video: “Scenic, South Dakota on Sale for $799,000.”… Continue reading

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Flight of the FNC Flip Cam: The Epic Conclusion

Remember the Flight of the FNC Flip™ cam?

We’ve posted the epic conclusion on Facebook. Like FNC Inc. on Facebook to check it out.

For those who may have missed it, here’s the back story (SPOILER WARNING):

FNC’s marketing department bought a Flip™ cam in late 2010. It served us well during Collateral Management Conference in January 2011. We had actually just gotten… Continue reading

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Tech Thursday: Google Launches Google+ Social Network


After word leaked out about an internal memo from a senior executive from Google warning the company of how behind they were in the social networking space, Google has finally launched its much-anticipated social network—Google+.

The real question to be asked is: Can Google+ really compete with the social networking giants Facebook and Twitter, which completely dominate… Continue reading

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Weekend Roundup: How Big is Too Big When it Comes to Housing?

  • Oversized houses are a “particularly American fixation,” says The New Yorker’s Susan Orlean. She prefers just-big-enough houses that make the most of available space. How do you define “just big enough?”
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Will these brands disappear in 2012?


Remember Mr. T Cereal?

Corn Pops and nine other brands will join Pee-wee Herman’s favorite breakfast in failed-brand obscurity next year, according to 24/7 Wall Street.

The Ten Brands That Will Disappear were chosen on criteria like falling sales or declining market share. (View the criteria here.)

The list:
Corn Pops
Sony

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